Monthly Archives: March 2017

Clippings for Romance

Remember the last time you saw a poem, story or cartoon where one person communicated to another, “You are very special to me”? Next time you find something like that, use it to create a Romantic Interlude with your sweetheart. … Continue reading

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Love and Desire

Two forces tug at your relationship, affecting romance between you and your sweetheart. Relational therapist Esther Perel calls those forces love and desire. Love cherishes stability, predictability and security. Love finds contentment in calm seas. You and I are at … Continue reading

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One For The Road

Next time your sweetheart leaves for a trip, even if it’s just a couple hours to visit friends or family, send along a “care package” so you’ll be there with them. In your package include small things like gum, sunscreen, … Continue reading

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Cuddling and Romance

My sweetheart sent me the link to an intriguing website: http://www.cuddlist.com. It’s a service providing “therapeutic, non-sexual, cuddle sessions with a certified professional cuddler”. People who would like to feel the touch of another human can hire a Cuddlist to … Continue reading

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Coffee Sleeve Romance

Next time you and your sweetheart go out for a cup of coffee or tea, make the trip memorable. After you’ve ordered your drink, find a table. When they call your sweetheart’s name, offer to pick up the brew and … Continue reading

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Briefcase Full of Romance

Being away from your sweetheart, I mean hundreds of miles apart, is tough. You might be three time zones away from your sweetheart, like my friend Luis faces this week. Or maybe you’re in a long-distance relationship, something I lived … Continue reading

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Expanding Your Romantic Dinner

Fixing a meal together can be very romantic. It gives you an opportunity to spend time creating something pleasurable. Extend the romance beyond the fixing and eating time. First, spend 15-20 minutes together choosing the foods for the meal. Next, … Continue reading

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